Test Answers on drugs

Drug/Alcohol Exam 1 notes

Whether we see drug use as a prolblem depends on all of the following except: (E) A)the reason one takes a drug B)the quantity consumed and the manner by which one takes the drug C)when and where the drug is used D)the age of the individual taking the drug E)whether the drug is natural or […]

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Ch1. Intro to Drugs

adverse effects: drug effects that are not the desired therapeutic effects; may be unpleasant or even dangerous brand name: name given to a drug by the pharmaceutical company that developed it; also called a trade name chemical name: name that reflects the chemical structure of a drug generic name: the original designation that a drug […]

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Philosophy 103-Drug and Alcohol Use

A Drug Chemicals that enter the bloodstream and are easily transported to the brain, where they alter the way we feel with predictable results Addiction a behavioral pattern of drug use, characterized by overwhelming involvement with the use of drug (compulsive use), the securing of its supply, and a high tendency to relapse after withdrawal […]

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drug final quiz 7

During and after WWII it was found that malnourished people could gain weight more rapidly… if they were treated with testosterone. a consistent congnitive effect of marijuana seen both in frequent users and in less experienced users is… slowing of cognitive processing the 1999 report from the Institute of Medicine suggested that marijuana cigarettes should […]

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SA: Chapter 1 ~ Drug Use- An Overview

Meth, crack cocaine, ecstasy and glue sniffing were given as examples of media reports on the \”drug du jour\” One of the general principles of psychoactive drug use is that drugs, per se, are not good or bad One of the general principles of psychoactive drug is that \”the effect of any psychoactive drug depends […]

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ECG Graph paper, ECG waveforms,Cardiac Drugs

There are ____ standard ECG leads 12 3 of the 12 leads are standard limb leads, I,II,III Where are standard limb leads placed? I right arm, III left arm, II left leg, there an electrode placed on the right leg to act as a ground. The placement of the standard limb leads forms what triangle? […]

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Top drugs – Chemistry

Albuterol Func. class: Adrenergic B2-agonist, sympathomimetic, bronchodilator Action: causes bronchodilation by action on b2 (pulmonary) receptors levels of cAMP, which relaxes smooth muscle; produces bronchodilation, CNS, cardiac stimulation,as well as increased duyresis and gastric acid secretion; longer acting than isoproterenol uses: prevention of excercise-induced asthma,acute bronchospasm, bronchitis, emphysema,bronchuectasis,or ither reversible airway obstructionunlabeled uses:hyperkalemia in dialysis […]

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Therapeutics test 1 drugs

Hydrochlorothiazide thiazide diuretic chlorthalidone thiazide diuretic Indapamide thiazide diuretic metolazone thiazide diuretic furosemide loop diuretic bumetanide loop diuretic torsemide loop diuretic ethacrynic acid loop diuretic amiloride potassium sparing diuretic triamterene potassium sparing diuretic spironolactone potassium sparing diuretic glycerol osmotic diuretic mannitol osmotic diuretic acetazolamide carbonic anhydrase inhibitor- diuretic propranolol non selective Beta blocker Timolol non […]

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Antiepileptic Drugs

question Benzodiazepines answer -*first line in status epilepticus -used as adjunctive therapy prn in refractory patients question Carbamazepine answer -Commonly Prescribed -structurally related to tricyclic antidepressants -contraindicated within 14 days of MOA inhibitor -Autoinduction with P450 3A4 -Active metabolite question Ethosuximide answer *1st line in absence question Ezogabine answer -just FDA approved June 2011 -1st […]

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PT Ch 8 Drugs for Central Nervous System Disorders

question epilepsy answer a neurologic disorder involving sudden and recurring seizures question seizure answer abnormal electrical discharges in the cerebral cortex caused by sudden, excessive firing of neurons; result in a change in behavior of which the patient is not aware question enzymes answer biological molecule the catalyzes chemical reactions in the body question partial […]

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Antiviral drugs

question Define virus. answer A virus is an obligate intracellular parasite; its metabolic processes, such as synthesis of proteins and DNA, depend on the host cell. question Can all viruses be pharmacologically treated? answer No. Most drugs cannot distinguish between host cell functions and viral functions. Therefore, the drugs would cause significant toxicity to both. […]

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Chapter 49: Drugs Used to Treat Anemias

question A nurse is reviewing the chart of a patient with megaloblastic anemia. Which of the following might be used in the treatment of this patient? Select all that apply. a) Vitamin B12 b) Folic acid c) Procrit d) Epogen e) Iron dextran answer • Folic acid • Vitamin B12 question A patient has been […]

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Cardiac Drugs

question An important nursing consideration when administering furosemide to a diabetic patient is answer Monitor blood glucose closely question Loop diuretics are the type of diuretic most commonly administered to hospitalized patients in heart failure because they: answer Are effective when kidney function declines question Which of the following laboratory results should be reported to […]

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Chapter 34 – Antiretroviral Agents HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs

question Abacavir (Ziagen) answer NRTI question Emtricitabine (Emtriva) answer NRTI question Lamivudine (Epivir) answer NRTI question Didanosine (Videx) answer NRTI question Zidovudine (Retrovir) answer NRTI question Tenofovir (Viread) answer NRTI question Stavudine (Zerit) answer NRTI question Efavirenz answer NNRTI question Nevirapine answer NNRTI question Delavirdine answer NNRTI question Etravirine answer NNRTI question Atazanavir (Reyataz) answer […]

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Chapter 41: Antitubercular Drugs

question The nurse is discussing adverse effects of antitubercular drugs with a patient who has active tuberculosis. Which potential adverse effect of antitubercular drug therapy should the patient report to the prescriber? a. Gastrointestinal upset b. Headache and nervousness c. Reddish-orange urine and stool d. Numbness and tingling of extremities answer ANS: D Patients on […]

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Pharm ch. 46 – Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2

question Cell cycle-nonspecific (CCNS) antineoplastic drugs answer 1. Alkylating drugs. 2. Cytotoxic antibiotics. question Alkylating Drugs answer 1. Classic alkylators. (nitrogen mustards). 2. Nitrosoureas. 3. Miscellaneous alkylators. question Alkylating Drugs: Mechanism of Action answer 1. Work by preventing cancer cells from reproducing. 2. Alter the chemical structure of the cells’ deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). 3. Bifunctional […]

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KARCH Chapter 41: Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System PREP U

question When fluoxymesterone is administered to a 14-year-old male for hypogonadism, what is the expected result? a) Euphoria b) Growth of sexual organs c) Decreased muscle mass d) All the above answer Growth of sexual organs question A young male patient, age 14, has been prescribed testosterone for delayed onset of puberty. Follow-up care includes […]

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Pharm Chapter 20- GI drugs

question Many patients self-medicate with antacids. Which patients should be counseled to not take calcium carbonate antacids without discussing it with their provider or a pharmacist first? answer Patients with kidney stones question Patients taking antacids should be educated regarding these drugs, including letting them know that: answer may cause constipation or diarrhea, high in […]

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Hematologic Drugs. Electrolytes

question A client who uses St. Johns wort is receiving warfarin. The nurse would be alert for which of the following? answer Increased risk of bleeding question For optimal therapeutic effect a thrombolytic medication should be administered as soon as possible after the formation of a thrombus, preferably w/n how many hours? answer 4-6 hour […]

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Drug Classification

question what are pathogens? answer a bacterium, virus, or disease causing microorganism that can cause a disease. question which of the following is the study of abnormal physiological processes within the body? answer pathophysiology question which of the following is the name given to a drug when it enters Phase 1 clinical trails ? answer […]

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Hematological Drugs Fall 2017

question You are talking to a patient who is about to begin taking liquid ferrous sulfate (Feosol) to treat iron-deficiency anemia. Which of the following instructions should you include about the drug? (Select all that apply.) A. Swish it in your mouth before swallowing it. B. Drink it through a straw. C. Do not rinse […]

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